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Clinical Practice Leader, Long Term Care

Full Time
3 days ago
Position Summary
Looking for an experienced nursing leader for the Jubilee Lodge. If you are passionate about providing effective and efficient delivery of hospital services, please look into this position.

Reporting to the Manager (or designate), the Clinical Practice Leader contributes to the delivery of quality resident care, professional nursing practice and the enhancement of geriatric services in a Long Term Care setting through nursing practice assessment and development, clinical consultation, quality improvement, care coordination, staff health and other leadership activities. The Clinical Practice Leader will work as part of multidisciplinary team and work collaboratively with others to positively impact nursing care in Long Term Care nursing practice.

Shift Rotation/Hours of work: Monday to Friday, Days - 06:45 to 14:45

Jubilee Lodge, attached to the University Hospital of Northern BC is a 66-bed facility; with one-bed, two-bed and four-bed units. There is a common dining room, solarium sitting area and a large patio. Recreation Therapy is provided on site, which provides activities such as hymn-sing, school visits with the elderly, choral groups.

Prince George Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region's economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC's most beautiful regions. The city itself is the 4th largest in British Columbia and has a population of approximately 82,300 local residents and a service centre for nearly 320,000. It is built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers. Prince George is the home of the University of Northern British Columbia - Canada's Green university. The warm, friendly and diverse population attests to a strong and dynamic community spirit. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume
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• Registration with BC College of Nurses and Midwives as a practicing RN registrant.
• Five (5) years recent experience in gerontology and demonstrated competencies in leadership or the equivalent combination of training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing at all levels.
• Effective interpersonal skills including excellent listening.
• Physical and mental ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to supervise staff.
• Ability to organize own workload, establish priorities and work independently.
• Ability to operate related equipment including computer software applications.
• Commitment to continuous quality improvement.
• Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and clinical standards.
• Ability to foster working relationships, both internal and external at all levels.
• Ability to analyze and problem solve complex issues towards creative solutions.
• Ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities or unforeseen opportunities.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work and balance multiple activities concurrently.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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